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. new video in this morning shows the president and vice president joe biden at a wreath laying ceremony at arlington national cemetery. but tomorrow. the big celebration happens. a second, public swearing in ceremony. which we will carry live. there have been a thousand details for organizers to consider. here's kron four's catherine heenan with more. >> catherine: a few facts about how these crowds will be handled. the u.s. military will be helping park police for the first time ever. the secret service will be working with 57 federal and local agencies. a new app is designed to keep people from getting lost or stuck in overcrowded spots -- which happened in 2009. there's continued concern over whether there will be enough porta-potties. also - a new pastor has been chosen to give the benediction. unlike the first choice - luis leon supports same sex marriage. the estimated cost - about 40-million dollars. the tradition is almost as old as the country itself. this is teddy roosevelt's parade in 1905. and as the years went by.the ceremonies become more and more tightly controlled and ch
is to wash your happened-- wash your hands. reporting live janine de la vega. >>> vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time he will meet with members of congress. tomorrow vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up at 5:15 the national rifle association predicts how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> one month after the newtown, connecticut school shooting people there are now talking about what should be done with santa hook elementary school. at a meeting yesterday there were differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever go back to the building where a gunman killed 20 first graders and six teachers. some say the school should be torn down, replaced with a memorial to honor those that were killed december 14th. >> knock that school down and make it sacred ground. memorial to all the people that were destroyed that day. >> knocking down the school would be knocking down the memories of all the children that went there. >> this coming friday there will be another meeting a
that is coming up in our next half hour. >>> also this morning at the white house vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time hearing from members of congress. tomorrow the vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up the national rifle association predicts how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> it was a busy weekend at bay area hospitals with people reporting flu like symptoms. >> reporter: people are encouraged to get a flu shot. here at kizer santa clara it was very busy with people in the emergency room being treated for flu and respiratory virus. to the rest of the country has been hit hard. the latest state to declare a public -- valley medical center is not reporting an uptake of cases yesterday yet. but doctors are urging people not to be complacent. we asked people this morning if they had gotten the vaccine. >> i had my concern. i had a flu shot last year. and -- one and only time i did have it, it was pretty bad. >> health experts expect more people to come down with fever aches a
client grew up in an abusive environment. >>> vice president joe biden turned in his recommendations for new gun control measures today after he met with the gun control task force. some of the considerations are tighter back ground checks, ban on assault weapons. the president offered an update. >> my starting point is not to worry about the politics. my starting point is to focus on what makes sense. what works. what should we be doing to make sure our children are safe. and we are reducing gun violence. >> this debate comes one month after the sandy hook elementary school massacre. president obama hopes to unveil a road map for curving gun violence in days. >> jackie spear is calling on the president to act independently of congress. >> i recommend he do by executive action because i am not confident this congress is going going to have the guts to do what is right. >> she was one of 12 democrats who met with vice president joe biden this among discuss thew prevent gun violence. she survived being shot several times during a visit to giana 30 years ago. >>> san francisco's muni pa
is the discussion going on in washington. vice-president joe biden convened a series of meetings to hopefully build a consensus among the nra, gun owners and antigun proponent. the idea is to prevent more tragedy like sandy hook and possibly have a ban on assault weapons. he says it's created fear among gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they're down here buying ammo, buying guns, getting ready for the next revolution. >> gun show president bob templeton takenned the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment, not on the table for discussion. >> templeton says that is his stand as well as the nra, he says some consensus was reached as far as brown checks for criminal and mental health records, but thinks the administration is just having the meetings for show. >> productive dialogue. i think hey had their mind made up. >> the task force on guns is expected to present recommendations by the oaivedz the month. templeton expects 8,000 people here at the cow palace on sunday and expects to sell out of ammunition. in daly city, abc7 news. >>
purposes. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will give president obama his recommendations for curbing gun violence tomorrow. they could include restrictions on assault weapons and high capacity magazines as well as background checks on all gun buyers. the head of the national rifle association says he believes there's not enough support in congress to ban assault weapons. >> i would say that the likelihood is that they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: it's a view many republicans share including senator john mccain who spoke on cbs' "face the nation." >> do you think an assault weapons ban can pass the congress? >> no. >> do you think it should? >> no. >> reporter: the nra is pushing for laws that would restrict the mentally ill from owning guns. susan mcginnis, cbs 5, washington. >> democratic senator charles schumer from new york is urging major gun retailers including walmart and sports authority to suspend sales of assault style weapons. >>> people in newtown, connecticu
and a rigorous background check. >>> tomorrow, vice president joe biden is expected to give president obama his recommendation on how to curb gun violence. meanwhile, the head of the nra david king offered his own idea on how to stop gun violence. here's what he said on cnn's "state of the union." >> one of the things that we have pushed for, for a number of years is including those who have been adjudicated to be mental incompetent and potentially dangerous on the list of those people who are prohibited from buying firearms. that has not been done. >> he believes republican lawmakers will not support an outright ban on assault weapons. on cbs' "face the nation," senator john mccain said he would not support such legislation. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are debating the future of sandy hook elementary school. reopen it or tear it down? the site of last month's mass shooting killed 20 children and six adults. it's still a crime scene. sandy hook students and teachers are holding classes at school in a neighboring town. yesterday newtown residen
. >> reporter: president obama is reviewing a list of proposals from joe biden about how to reduce gun violence. the two met earlier today to go over the vice president's recommendations over how to tighten tougher gun laws. among the proposals under consideration are a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. here in the bay area gun buy back is scheduled for tomorrow in marin city. the event offers gun owners $200 to turn in their semi automat weapons. and $100 for other guns. the guns can be brought to police stations in novato, san rafael, and point rays from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. guns will be accepted from residents of marin, sonoma, san francisco and contra costa counties. >>> santa cruz police are searching for a man who groped a 12-year-old girl. here is a police sketch of thiasus protect. the girl was attacked on friday as she walked home from school on watt null avenue. the suspected is described as latino in his 20s about six feet tall. more than 250 pounds and wearing wire rim glasses. marin city man is accused of rape is behind bars today. jovan jones sexually a
to curb gun violence tomorrow. the president went over some recommendations with joe biden today. mr. obama will announce his proposals surrounded by children who wrote him in the wake of the sandy hook shooting. the white house is prepare forward a fight. >> the president is committed to pushing these proposals. he is not naive about the challenges that exist. >> he is expected to push for an assault weapons ban, expanded background check, and limited sales of high-capacity magazines. >>> new york lawmakers just passed the toughest gun restrictions in the country. the law includes an immediate ban on semi-automatic rifles and handguns with "a military-style feature." it also seeps to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. the governor signed the measure into law less than an hour after the legislature passed it. >>> hundreds of gun owners showed up in marin county to trade in their guns for money. some of them walked away with ious instead. >> reporter: the aim, to get guns off the streets. >> i we think need to degun america. we're not out in the forest killing animals for
ammunition. >> many say the reason is the discussion going on in washington. vice-president joe biden convened a series of meetings to hopefully build a a consensus. the idea is to try to prevent more tragedy like sandy hook, and possibly have ban on assault weapons. it's create fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away, so they're down here buying ammo, buying guns, getting ready for the next revolution. >> gun show president attended meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> he says that is his stand and the nras. he says some consensus was reached as for as background checks for criminal and mental health records but thinks the administration is just having these meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue. i think they had their mind made up. >> a task force on guns is expected to present recommendations by the end of the month. templeton says he expectz 8,000 people here to cow palace on sunday, and also expects to sell out of ammunition. reporting live, abc7 news.
audience, and it should be a lively evening. right now, we welcome vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. [ applause ] welcome, gentlemen. before we begin, a reminder, your performance is extremely unlikely to affect the outcome of the election so just have fun with it. congressman ryan, we begin with your opening statement. >> first of all, i want to thank the college. >> here we go. >> four years ago president obama made a promise that he would bring down unemployment below 6%. >> oh, this guy. >> he said by the end of his first term he would cut the deficit in half. yet he still has not put a single credible plan on the table on how to deal with the debt crisis. >> i'm sorry, martha. martha, with all due respect, thiss
. >> joe biden met with several people let last week and is expected to make recommendations to the president by tuesday. in the meantime, one senator that is selling firearms is urged to take the first step. >> i am urging these retail stores to stop the cell of large scale ammunition vehicles-ammunition and arms until congress can come to an agreement. >> is going to take a long time before an agreement and closure after that terrible massacre. april williams, kron 4 >> lance armstrong says that he is ready to speak candidly as he prepares for an interview with oprah winfrey. rumors have been swirling that armstrong is ready to admit his use of performance enhancing drugs in the interview. that interview is scheduled to air on thursday. a person with knowledge of the situation has said that armstrong will give a limited confession and apologize. this would be the first public response to a u.s. anti-doping agency report that accused him of using the banned drugs to win the tour de france. in the past armstrong has strongly denied doping. >> the venezuela government says tha
. >>> vice president joe biden has given his ideas to the president on how to curb gun violence in the country. now mr. obama is expected to announce his plan tomorrow. he will need congressional support for some things but as danielle nottingham reports he may not for others. >> reporter: air force veteran mike emerson uses his trip to this northern virginia gun range to unwild. >> all i do is [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: besides a handgun, he also fires a semi-automatic assault weapon at the range. he says reinstating the assault weapons ban won't stop criminals from getting the gun. it will only keep it from people who obey the law. >> people who are responsible like me will not be able to do with we like to do safely. >> reporter: president obama is going over recommendations to curb gun violence with the vice president today. as early as wednesday, he could announce his proposals but some are already meeting resistance here on capitol hill. republicans led a reading of the constitution on the house floor today. >> the right of the people
president joe biden is meeting with house members today about gun control. the president said he would give details from the gun violence task force sometime later this week. at the white house, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> the 16-year-old who opened fire inside a california high school last week has been charged as an adult. the boy now identified as brian oliver facing attempted murder charges. on thursday, police say he brought a shotgun to class to taft union high school. one student was shot, a second injured trying to get away before a teacher finally talked oliver into putting the gun down. >>> some good news for bush 41. the former president has been released from the houston hospital where he spent the last two months receiving treatment for bronchitis and fever. he is on the mend. >>> checking the bay area watch now, one person was injured in an apartment fire in berkeley overnight. flames broke out around midnight at the building on 2300 block of acton street. one resident suffered smoke inhalation and burns to the arm. none of the o
obama and vice-president joe biden attended a wreath layinging at the cemetery -- a we will laying at the cemetery. >>> high surf advisory is in effect at bay area beaches. it will continue through this afternoon. swells between seven and 10 feet are expected. some will reach up to 0 feet. beach goers and fishermen are told to use caution. alex savidge is live at half moon bay with the extreme surfing set to start an hour from now. good morning, alex. >> reporter: well, that's right we are here at pillar point harbor in half moon bay. i talked with one of the competitors. he is very excited and keep in mind, this is the first time they held the mavericks surf contest since 2010. so a lot of buzz this morning. this is what it looked like on the harbor. servers were getting boards ready and they are going to get ready to get on the contest that starts a short time from now. fans out here as well. everyone is fired up for the big event. surfers expecting a nice mix of big swells. and keep in mind, this area near pillar point is full of hazards, that's what makes it so intriguing. stro
-president joe biden is continuing to prepare recommendations for gun legislation. we will tell you will he's meeting with to date at 5:34 a.m.. >> and justin timber lake is back with more music! we will talk about his new release at 5:56 a.m.. >> >> welcome back the time now is 5:29 a.m.. the big stories the san francisco 49ers are in the nfc championship game. the second straight year. the niners will take on the falcons this sunday in atlanta. it is noon our time some gather around a tv for the game. more problems for boeing 787 dreamliner. a fuel leak was reported yesterday's. it is the same one that had a leak last week. >> we're watching bay area weather breaking up to more cold temperatures of revisory in effect for the north bay until 9:00 a.m. we have our own jackie sissel he is our solo reporter. note to sell. pat, some long johns. it is cold out here a good reason to have the freeze advisory in the north bay. we are sitting at 31 degrees. it is below freezing. yesterday was illegal in fact, it was so cold the pipes froze inside my house. there was no water. i have to wait to 10:0
. here's a look at the schedule. vice president joe biden will be sworn in first and then president obama will be sworn in at a small ceremony at the white house. the public swearing in on monday morning followed by the parade and ball. our reporters will have live reports beginning tomorrow morning right here on mornings on 2. >>> as the 49ers prepare for the championship gauge one of the -- game, one of the stars is being accused of assault. the police say the incident came just hours after he helped the niners beat the packers. the special victim's unit is investigating. he was interviewed with his lawyer present. >> i can't go into details on the investigation. it is still active and ongoing. what i can tell you is that we did interview mr. crabtree. he was co-optive. >> the allegation is said to be shocking for fans. >> it's a shock. it's so new so the details have to come out and we'll figure it out later. hopefully we'll take the win and go after that. >> no matter what, the team will pull together and do a good job on sunday. we are going to support them. >> the niner's players an
. >> vice president joe biden's proposals to curb gun violence could be sent to president obama as early as tomorrow. biden's recommendations will include universal background chicks for gun buyers and new limits on the capacity of magazines. and this is live look at john hopkins right now in baltimore, maryland. this is where michael bloomberg is expected to speak at a gun seminar. it's a gun control summit. maybe we'll check in later to see what he has to say. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are debating the future of sandy hook elementary school. >> the big question they are facing right now, is it better to reopen it or to just tear it down completely? the site of last month's mass shooting killed 20 children and six adults is still a crime scene. sandy hook students and teachers are holding glasses now at a school in a neighboring town. residents discussed what to do with the vacant school. >> i still think we should respect [ indiscernible ] or the [ indiscernible ] [ inaudible ] to happen to that school. >> residents discuss the possibi
obama and vice president joe biden plan to unveil their packages tomorrow aimed at reducing gun violence. they'll be joined by children across the country who wrote to the president in the wake of the newtown school shooting. the president is reportedly weighing 19 additional steps he could take through executive order meaning without congressional approval. >>> san jose's new interim police chief spoke out for the first time today telling us what he hopes to accomplish and why he doesn't want the job full time. >> for personal reasons, i did not, but i'd be more than happy to take the interim position now, and i'm looking forward to the challenge and -- and trying to improve morale and help retain some of our officers and further some of the project sgls san jose's current chief chris moore retires at the end of the week. city leaders had hoped to hire a new chief right now. today on the 10:00 news we'll look at the reasons for the setback in their search. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee announced to do long-await police substation will open next month in the city's central market area.
down and those who say it should be renovated and reopened. >>> vice president joe biden is a day away from delivering his gun control recommendations to the president. those recommend digs as are expected to be pretty significa significant. they will include universal background checks. a limit on how many bullets a weapon can hold and a ban on assault weapons. several lawmakers and the nra say it has no chance of becoming law. >>> critical meetings this week on capitol hill for former senator chuck hagel. he's come under fire for his remarks about iran and israel in the past. he'll sit down with leading democrat chuck schumer of new york, among others, starting today. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> we learned overnight that u.s. forces played a role in a failed rescue attempt in somalia last week. u.s. air ships did enter restricted air space briefly but did not use weapon. the hostage was apparently killed in the raid. >>> beijing is shrouded in a toxic fog this morning. as air pollution continues to soar off the charts.
to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a war on amo banning high capacity clips, limiting them to perhaps 10 wounds. 10 rounds. top democratic law i can makers asking for them to suspend until it ends. >> assault rifles and magazine clips are falling off the shelves. >> ironically all of the talk caused a near stampeed of gun buying. people lined up around the block at this gun show in man manchester, new hampshire. another gun show drew protesters from both sides. >> this is an opportunity to stand up against gun violence. >> the vast, vast, vast majority of people use guns responsibly and legally.
to another school in a neighboring town. >>> vice president joe biden will meet with the house members today to discuss ways to reduce gun violence following that tragedy. he's expected to give president obama a list of recommendations sometime tomorrow. mean time, the nra says congress will likely block any new law that would ban assault rifles. the nra has so far prevented passage of another assault weapons ban like the one that expired back in 2004. >>> still ahead at 11:00, ryan wilson may be in an empire state of mind. the latest reports on one of the most popular giants in team history. >> a surprise news conference with the president this morning during which he warns congress he will not get in a fight over this country's debt limit. i'm bob redell. that story coming up. >>> plus, has apple lost its cool? we'll take a look in business news. >>> in a surprise move today, president obama holding his very last news conference of his first term. he used the encounter to address the debt ceiling debate soon to be heating up on capitol hill. bob redell joining us live from the newsroom wit
barack obama and vice president joe biden kicked off the inauguration weekend today with projects for the national day of service. obama spent the morning with his wife staining shelves at an elementary school in washington. meanwhile biden spent the day with his family at the national guard armory. filling care kits for deployed troops. the national day of service clinton coinciding with m-l- k day. the federal holiday rights leader. the day is meant for people to volunteer their time to helping others in honor of martin luther king. the national day of service is helping kick off a weekend of inaugural events. the first one already took place earlier tonight. the kids inaugural concert! first lady michelle obama and daughters sasha and malia rocked out with hundreds of kids from military families and washington-area public schools. the concert included katy perry, mindless behavior, usher and members of the cast of the fox series "glee." the concert continues a tradition started at the 2009 inauguration by honoring the nation's military families. president obama will have two sw
on recommendations from vice president joe biden's task force. likely proposals include mental health background checks, longer prison sentences for gun traffickers, and more information on violent videogames. he also wants a ban on assault rifles but many gun rights advocates including mike emerson are opposed. >> the people who want them to get them to do evil things won't be deterred by a ban. >> reporter: the president faces opposition from the nra and lawmakers on capitol hill. even top democrats do not believe an assault weapons ban can pass through congress. the president says if congress cannot pass federal legislation he may use an executive order. >> if there is a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> reporter: parents of the children killed in newtown, connecticut talked to reporters for the first time on monday. they are forming an organization called "sandy hook promise" aimed at preventing another tragedy. >> i do not want to be someone sharing my experience and consoling anothe
kind of bending down a little bit. we were able to manage also. >> reporter: vice president joe biden and his wife joined volunteers assembling care packages for soldiers. all told the white house says volunteers in all 50 states pitched in. ♪ ♪ at a volunteer summit designed to recruit year-round volunteers we met erica chain who came -- erica chain who came all the way from san francisco. she painted is washington, d.c. elementary school a day after meeting mr. obama face the face. >> it's unreal. i walked out of the oval office yesterday and i had to have someone from tech pinch me and i said i felt it. it's really. it did happen. and it's really just an honor. >> reporter: it was chain's way of saying thank you to the obama campaign. chain suffered a brain tumor in 2010 while she was out of the country and uninsured. >> i started applying to every insurance plan that i could because they had to perform brain surgery to keep me alive. every plan you can think of. all of them, denied me. >> reporter: in this video which she made for t
, vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time he'll be meeting with members of congress. tomorrow the vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up for you at 7:15, the national rifle association makes a prediction of how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> also new this morning, president obama will hold his first news conference of the new year at 8:15 this morning. among the issues the president is expected to deal with, looming fiscal fights with congress and his efforts to control guns. we'll listen in on some of the president's remarks live once he begins to speak. >>> 7:06. large ships could soon face new restrictions when sailing under the bay bridge. this comes after an empty oil tanker hit a tower of bridge last week. officials say there was limited visibility due to fog when the tanker collided with the fender of the tower causing up to $4 million in damage. the harbor safety committee is now revisiting guide lines about sailing in fog which exempts the bay bridge and golden gate
obama and vice president joe biden will unveil the proposals during an event at the white house. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: the announcement after the city took elementary tragedy. this ignited the gun violence task force that is being led by joe biden. but with the president in the vice-president of on bail in the package to take measures sponsored by universal background checks, and a ban on high capacity magazines, and assault rifles. many will require congressional approval. >> he believes that things that we can do it in a bipartisan way will of sight of washington. but in yes, we are able to reduce gun violence but is something that we can do together. it is not just from the president's. >> opponents of the nra are promising a gun battle. >> a new poll suggests that nearly 60-percent of americans want stricter gun laws following last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. 84-percent who answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire
. president obama is talking about reducing gun violence. joe biden is speaking right now. killed trying to save those hildren. >>> six members of the staff killed trying to save those children. it's been hard for the nation to comprepare hend. hard for the nation -- comprepare hend and hard for the -- comprehend and hard for the nation to fathom. time is not measured in days but is measured in minutes, in seconds since you received that news. another minute without your daughter, another minute without your sun. another minute without your wife, another minute without your mom. i want to personally thank chris and lynn mcdonald who lost their be and for again the courage of all of you to be here today. i admire, i admire the grace and the resolve that you all have showing. and i must say i've been deeply affected by your faith as well. and the president and i are going to do everything to try to match the resolve you demonstrated. no one can know for certain if this senseless act could have been prevented but we all know we have a moral obligation, a moral obligation to do everything in
tonight. >>> tomorrow vice president joe biden is expected to bring similar recommendations to the president. biden was acy signed to head a task force following the sandy hook massacre. today marks one month since the shooting in newtown. 20 students and six educators, many of the victims' parents gathered today to announce the formation of the sandy hook promise. the mission, to honor the 26 lives lost. it also calls for open discussion on gun ownership, mental health and the safety of america's children. >> this is a promise we make to our precious children because each child, every human life, is filled with promise and though we continue to be filled with unbearable pain we choose love, belief, and hope instead of anger. >> at this time organizers of the group say they're not taking sides in the debate but will in the future. >>> overseas a second brutal gang rape in india. the victim another bus passenger. police have arrested seven suspects accused of attacking a 29-year-old woman on friday night. authorities say the bus driver refused to drop her off at her requested
to meet with vice president joe biden and his gun task force tomorrow to try to come up with a plan to curb gun violence. the nash rifle association opposes any new gun laws. jackie spear is calling on the president to use his executive powers to act. >> i recommended that he do by executive action as much as he can, because i am not very confident that this congress is going to have the guts to do what's right. >> the task force recommendations are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun purchases, a limit on the numbers of bullets allowed in magazines, and a new ban on assault weapons. >>> in the bay area, a gun buy back is scheduled for tomorrow in marin county. from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >>> u.s. supreme court justice clarence thomas broke a 7-year long silence today when he spoke out loud during oral arguments, but he broke he violence not with a question, but a joke. thomas is known for rarely commenting from the bench. in fact, the last time he did so during a case was february of 2006. but today, during arguments, he made a joke about ivy league lawyers
of vice president joe biden's gun task force. he met with video game makers, the nra, walmart and congressional democrats. the meetings did not include republicans from the house and senate. >> it sends a clear signal that the biden task force had a predetermined it outcome and all the meetings that were held were done for show. >> reporter: >> the white house says vice presidentwiden met with members of congress who requested a meeting. >> new york became the first state to pass significant gun control legislation following that school massacre in connecticut. governor andrew cuomo signed that measure after quick debate and approval in both house wases of the state legislature. it places tougher restrictions on gun sales and bans sales of large magazines. it would require a therapist to report any patient who made a credible threat to use a gun illegally. >>> new york state has the toughest gun laws in the country. here's how california compares. last year governor brown vetoed a bill that would have required the mandatory reporting of stolen firearms. right now the state doe
capacity magazines and stricter background check system. today vice president joe biden presented his findings to the president after a week and a half of meetings with bay area groups including the national rifle association and video game makers and mental health experts. there's a political fight to any gun control measures that los support since the newtown massacre. >>> a moving tribute for one of the victims of that shooting. the town a teacher who shielded her students from the gunman inside sandy hook will be honored. the new school is set to open in 2014. >>> an extremely violent day in syria after twin explosions at a large university. the explosions killed more than 80 people. each side of the syrian conflict is blaming the other for the attack. the nearly two-year civil war killed at least 60,000 people. more than 50 countries on the u.n. security council want syrian war crimes referred to the international criminal court. russia is against it. >>> international efforts are intensifying in support of france's efforts to weed out rebels. france has sent hundreds of soldiers
. vice president joe biden has had a number of meetings to build a consensus to try to prevent more tragedy like sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at the cow palace on sunday and also expects to sell out of ammunition. in daly city, abc7 news. >>>
going on in washington. vice president joe biden has had a series of meetings to hopefully build a consensus among the nra, gun owners and gun opponents. they want to try to prevent more tragedy like at sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his. stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records, but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at th
the reason for the huge turnout and the discussion going on in washington. vice president joe biden has had a number of meateddings to hopefully build a consent sis to try to prevent more tragedy like at sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at the cow palace
at the u.s. conference of mayors. vice president joe biden will address the topic at the conference tomorrow. several mayors are seeking regional cooperation when it comes to the sale of guns and types of ammunition. friday and saturday the topics will include job creation, immigration and the fiscal cliff agreement. bay area mayors as well. the chief of oakland says one of her key missions will be talking to law enforcement experts about crime fighting tactics. oakland's public safety committee recommended against bringing in well-known policing expert bill bradley. >>> a charge of car theft doesn't usually prompt a request to move a trial but when the car in question is a $200,000 lamborghini belonging to the top chef, that changes things. trying to move the trial saying the theft of the high-profile car has drawn such intense publicity he can't find an impartial jury. he is accused of firing a gun at a teenaged couple. the bullets missed them but they were hit by broken glass. the attorney also wants that case tried separately in that car. >> surf is up sunday at mavericks. organ
. that has not been done. >> vice president joe biden's proposal to curb gun violence could be sent to president obama as early as tuesday. biden's recommendations will include background checks for gun fires and new limits on the capacity of magazines. >>> with the gun debate heating up, guns and ammo are flying off the shelves. in fact, record crowds at the gun show were found. >> reporter: it's been a weekend of unprecedented attendance. >> it looks like with the turn of the political climate has created an artificial demand. >> reporter: thousands waited to buy guns and accessories. >> let's get ourselves over here and see what's fair before they change any of those laws. >> reporter: law makes are considering new laws for guns. >> i think it's about politicians who never let a crisis go to waste. >> reporter: nobody was able to walk away from the show today because that is because there's ten-day waiting period where you have to pass a rigorous background check. >> all i'm asking in congress and what i'm supporting is a bill that asks for
tennessee. good afternoon, let me begin by thanking our vice president joe biden for his dedication to this issue and for bringing so many voices to the table. while reducing gun violence is a complicated challenge we have to protect our children from harm and it should not be a--over the months since the tragedy in newtown we heard from so many people and not of them have been more effective than those gorgeous children that were lost. their teachers or also lost. we are grateful for all of you take your time out and to recognize that we honor their memory carr. we also heard from some unexpected people. i started to get a lot of letters from children and for them are here today. they are pretty it representatives of some of the messages that i receive. these are some very smart letters from some pretty smart young people. hanna which is a third grader. can you go ahead and wait. >> sarod, ico terrible for the parents lost their children. i love my country and i want everyone to be happy and safe. granted, where abraham. he stated that is to be some changes and that we should learn
in congress to block any new laws that would ban assault weapons. s as vice president joe biden finalize a package of recommendations to curb gun violence. >> bitinthe vice-president is to meet today with white house members to discuss ways to reduce gun violence. >> is expected to give the president a comfort of thcompree package of recommendations tomorrow. >> some lawmakers say the december massacre in newtown, conn. that killed 27 people as transform the country and americans are ready for stricter gun laws. >> we will see what is announced tomorrow. >> meanwhile it has been one month since the deadly sandy hook elementary school shooting, and the poll shows americans have become increasingly dissatisfied with the nation's gun laws. >> a new gallup poll shows 38 percent of americans are dissatisfied with current gun regulations and wants stricter laws put in place. >> that is a 13 point jump from one year ago. >> meanwhile, 43 percent dissatisfied with current laws down seven points from last year. >> another 5 percent said they were dissatisfied with current laws and regulations tha
. more than 42-hundred people were onboard the ship at the >> this week, vice president joe biden is expected to offer recommendations to president obama on ways to curb escalating gun violence in the u-s. as athena jones explains, religious groups are also at >> "you all know this is a complicated issue." >> reporter: gun control is front and center at the white house. and a matter of debate among christians. >> "there is a fascinating religious divide on the issue of gun control." a survey by the public institute-- conducted before stricter gun control laws, compared to about a third of white evangelical protestants and 42 percent of white mainline >> "it's just not about theology. it's also about culture and geography." the evangelicals are the most likely to own guns. many live in southern and rural areas where guns are a way of life. so what does the bible say about weapons? >> "scripture teaches that christians are not to take weapons and avenge other people. however, there is an affirmation that government has a divine role to punish evil doers." with polls showing increase
an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: vice president joe biden met with several stake holders in the gun debate last week. he's expected to make recommendations to the president on how to reduce gun violence by tuesday. in the meantime, one senator is calling on stores that sell firearms to take the first step. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers, like wal- mart and sports authority, to suspend sales of modern assault- style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> reporter: but while solutions are discussed in washington, the police investigation into the tragedy at sandy hook has not been concluded and newtown is still grieving. >> this is going to take a long time, even after that report comes out for this community to recover. >> reporter: april williams, ktvu channel 2news. >>> the mayor of a massachusetts town is launching a buyback, not of guns, but of violent video games. >> we know that if they were to take away all these things, it would still be bad people doing bad things. but in our small
the gun task force led by vice president joe biden. >>> meanwhile state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restricted gun laws to date. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the new york assembly increasing sentences for gun christ, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store a weapon. governor andrew cuomo supports it. >>> marin county is having a gun buy-back event at several locations today between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. today. the locations are the police station in san rafael, larkspur, novato and point reyes station as well as saint andrew's church in marin city. people can turn in operable semi-automatic firearms in exchange for $200 and others will go for $100. >>> san jose has a new acting police chief. deputy chief larry esquivel will be the interim chief as chris moore retires friday. he has been with the san jose police department now for 27 years. he has been deputy chief since last february commanding the bureau of field operation
by vice president joe biden. >>> state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restrictive gun law later today. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the assembly. it would increase sentences for gun crimes, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store weapons. >>> and marin county is having a gun buy-back event at several locations today between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. this evening. the locations are the police stations in san rafael, larkspur, novato and the point reyes station as well as saint andrew's church in marin city. people can turn in operable semi-automatic weapons in exchange for $200 and other firearms for $100. the program has a no questions asked policy. >>> san jose has a new acting police chief. didn'tty chief larry esquivel will serve as interim chief for chris moore retiring on friday. he has been with the san jose police department for 27 years. >>> other bay area headlines, this is closure day for some fire stations in contra costa coun
've been they're out of the vaccine. that's frustrating. >>> vice president joe biden is expected to recommend new gun control measures on tuesday. >> do you think an assault weapons ban can pass the congress? >> no. >> do you think it should? >> no. >>> unusual weather across the country. arctic air is putting california crops at risk and this cold snap could drive up grocery prices. >> everybody in the citrus business right now is worried. >>> best motion picture drama. the golden globe goes to "argo." >> best director, ben affleck. "argo." >> thank you all very much. >> i just have a sudden urge to say something that i've never really been able to air in public. i am single l. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut, are facing a decision one month after the shooting. should the building be torn down? >>> people are hunting pythons in florida. they can win prizes called the python challenge. >> we're poking and hoping. >> all that -- >>> and it is good! and the atlanta falcons will play in the nfc championship game. what a catch! vereen has his third touchdown.
. president obama is reviewing recommendations from vice president joe biden about new gun policy legislation. reportedly, the president is considering 19 steps that could be taken through executive action without having to go through congress. >>> we're gonna find up what facebook's big secret is. the menlo park-based social network is making an announcement at 10:00 this morning. last week, facebook issues an invitation. it includes "come and see what we're building." >>> and firefighters are putting out hot spots at an early-morning pier fire in crockett. investigators say it's suspicious. alex savidge was the first reporter there. he's back there. >> reporter: form, dave. arson investigators will be -- gear, dave. arson investigators will be -- good morning, dave. arson investigators will be continuing to investigate. they have a witness say they saw a small warming fire. they believe it may have been used possibly by fishermen and it's possible that fire grew out of hand. you can see five hours after this fire started we're still seeing this pier smoldering and from time to time we're se
. and today vice president joe biden urged america's mayors to to help the obama administration in their efforts reduce gun violence. speaking at the u-s conference of mayors in washington today. biden says he doesn't want a repeat of tragedies such as last months school massacre in connecticut. >> i have been in this fight for a long time i have no illusions of the house distortions will come from all sides. and i know full well the political obstacles are not impenetrable. yesterday. president obama urged congress to adopt several other gun control measures. such as banningcapacity magazines. the vice president says the administration is ready to take on the politicalbiden also dismissed the n-r-a's proposal to place in america. >> pam: is tiger woods trying to get his way back? coming up, gary radnich. in a good evening, everybody let us take a look. >> we are going to get ready for a great football game. last year tophet we had a chance and is now this year we are going to find out who we play. now we can get ready to take care of business. >> tony gonzales with 18 years in
president obama is reviewing the recommendations from vice president joe biden and his task force on curbing gun violence. the president has signaled he is ready for a fight on that issue and much more. chuck todd is nbc's white house correspondent and political director. hi, chuck. >> reporter: good morning. this morning the president will unveil his gun proposals he would like to see passed. the realities of the tough politics of getting it through congress continue to hang in the air with even the president himself expressing some frustration that he realizes he won't get everything he wants. >> if there's a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> reporter: one month after the newtown school shooting, president obama is set to unveil new gun policy proposals this week based on the work of vice president joe biden's task force. at a news conference monday, the president offered a preview. >> we have to have stronger background checks that we can do a much better job in terms of keeping these magazine clips with high capacit
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